Powergrid has released the notification for recruitment to the post of Executive Trainees through GATE 2018. The online registration for the same will start on 5 January, 2018. Aspirants can apply for Powergrid recruitment through GATE 2018 till 31 January, 2018. Engineers with specialisations in Electrical, Electronics, Civil and Computer Science can apply for Powergrid recruitment through GATE 2018.
According to the official notification, candidates applying for Powergrid recruitment 2018 have to first appear for GATE 2018 following which they would be shortlisted for further rounds of selection depending on the post. Candidates who would be 28 years of age on 31 January, 2017 are eligible to apply for the posts under Powergrid recruitment 2018. they should have also had 65% or equivalent CGPA in the required subjects in B.E/B.tech. Powergrid will call applicants for further rounds of Powergrid recruitment 2018 which includes group discussion and personal interview.
GATE 2018 will be conducted by IIT Guwahati on February 3, 4, 10 and 11. GATE 2018 application forms opened online on August 31. Candidates can apply for GATE till October 5, 2017. It is a national level engineering entrance exam facilitating admission to postgraduate engineering programmes across India and a few institutes abroad. The exam is also commonly used by Public Sector Units (PSUs) like BHEL, NTPC and Vizag steel among among others for their PSU recruitment process. It is a 3-hr paper covering Multiple Choice(MCQs) and numerical answer type (NAT) questions. There are 23 papers in GATE depending on the candidates preferred branch.
Here are the important dates of GATE 2018:
|S.No.||GATE 2018 Exam Events||Important Dates|
|1.||GATE 2018 applications started through GOAPS||August 31, 2017|
|2.||Last date to fill GATE 2018 application form||October 05, 2017|
|3.||Last date to change GATE 2018 exam centre via GOAPS login||November 17, 2017|
|4.||Download of GATE 2018 Admit Card||January 5, 2018|
|5.||GATE 2018 Exam Dates||February 3, 4, 10 & 11, 2018|
|6.||GATE 2018 Result||March 17, 2018|
|7.||Powergrid online registration opens||January 5, 2018|
|8.||Powergrid online registration closes||January 31, 2018|